Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb - Rod Preece

Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb

A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

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Respect for animals has always been a part of human consciousness. Poets, thinkers, philosophers, scientists and statesmen have long celebrated our compassion towards Earth's other beasts. This book compiles the most significant statements of sensibility to animals in the history of thought. Les mer
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Respect for animals has always been a part of human consciousness. Poets, thinkers, philosophers, scientists and statesmen have long celebrated our compassion towards Earth's other beasts. This book compiles the most significant statements of sensibility to animals in the history of thought.
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Forlag: Routledge
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 432
ISBN: 9780415943635
Format: 23 x 15 cm
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"This intelligently edited, deeply researched anthology presents a wealth of writing, from antiquity to the beginning of the twentieth century, on compassion toward animals." -- Atlantic Montly

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Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Animals in Myth and Religion 2. The Classical World 3. The Dark Ages 4. The Renaissance 5. The Enlightenment 6. The Utilitarian and Romantic Age 7. The Legislative Era 8. The Darwinian Age Notes Bibliography Index
Rod Preece is Professor of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University. He has written widely about animal rights, and is the author of Animals and Nature: Cultural Myths, Cultural Realities and Animal Welfare and Human Values.